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More than 2 Types of Diabetes

More Than Two Types of Diabetes?

For the past 20 years diabetes has always been classified as either type 1 or type 2, but new revelations show that there could actually be five different types.  New research such as one found in an article out of The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology suggests a need for a revision to the diabetes classification system. …

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Healthy Social Life Tied to Physical Health

A Healthy Social Life Reduces the Risk of Diabetes

Studies over at Maastricht University in the Netherlands have shown a link between healthy social ties and it’s influence over mental and physical health.  Being socially active can actually reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes according to this study published in the BMC Public Health journal. Study co-author Dr. Miranda Schram explains, “High-risk groups…

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Alzheimer's

Identifying Alzheimer’s before symptoms

New tests to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease are emerging, offering hope for new treatments and therapies. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the memory disease is now the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, and more than 5 million people are currently living with the disease. In fact, for seniors, a third of all…

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medical worldwide medical supplies market

The Medical Supplies Market is Expanding

Market Research Future Report According to Market Research Future, the global medical supplies market is growing exponentially and expected to reach $132 Billion by late 2022.  The primary cause of this massive growth is the rising population of geriatrics as well as increase in patients with chronic diseases such as cardiovascular & diabetes.  Leading this sales…

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Artificial beta cells that release insulin in response to high blood sugar

Artificial Beta Cells that Release Insulin in Response to High Blood Sugar

A major hurdle in the patient-friendly treatment of Diabetes is the need for efficient on-demand control of blood glucose levels.  Normal pancreatic cells do this naturally, so creating an insulin delivery system has been quite a challenge for researchers. Insulin pills end up destroyed in digestive enzymes and acids making it an unviable option.  Pancreatic…

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